SYTYCA Presents – Andre Lewis!

Do dancers have natural acting ability? Third up in our So You Think You Can Act 2015 celebrity features is the esteemed Artistic Director of the Royal Winnipeg Ballet, André Lewis. André has been the Artistic Director of the RWB for 18 years, and before that he had a successful career as a ballet dancer! With all that dedication and onstage experience he’s definitely one to watch out for. Keep reading to learn more about André!

ANDRÉ LEWIS – RWB Artistic Director
Andre Lewis 0024 (3)André Lewis has spent the majority of his career with Canada’s first professional dance company, accepting the position of Artistic Director in 1996. Since then he has been the driving force behind the new and innovative works that have dramatically rejuvenated the Company’s repertoire. A native of Gatineau, Québec, Lewis began his dance training in Ottawa before being accepted into the Professional Division of the Royal Winnipeg Ballet School in 1975. He joined the RWB Company in 1979 where he enjoyed an accomplished career as a dancer for over ten years. Lewis has commissioned numerous blockbuster ballets for RWB including Dracula, Moulin Rouge ® – The Ballet, The Handmaid’s Tale and Going Home Star – Truth and Reconciliation. In addition to his position as Artistic Director, Lewis is a sought-after ballet instructor and has guest taught throughout Europe and Japan.

Come see André face off against 6 other celebrities on February 18th! A special treat will be seeing him perform in a piece with lots of physical comedy by one of Winnipeg’s up and coming playwrights. Tickets for So You Think You Can Act can be purchased online here or by calling our office at 204-586-2236. Buy now to avoid disappointment!

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